Aretha Franklin News

Cinnabar to Host Outdoor WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN Concert, 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

It's a garden of love. It's a garden of temptation. It's Cinnabar Theater's annual garden concert! The beloved professional theater in Sonoma County invites audiences to When A Man Loves A Woman, a luscious outdoor concert at 4:00 PM on Sunday, September 14. Enter the gorgeous grounds of an exclusive Petaluma estate to savor R&B classics from a smoking eight-piece band led by legendary singers Pamela Rose and Glenn Walters. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present Black Violin, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 2pm with Black Violin. Three-time winners of Amateur Night at the Apollo, this classically trained violin duo inspires young people to get fired up about classical music with their unique fusion of classical, hip-hop, jazz, blues, and R&B. Recommended for ages eight and up. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tues-Sat, 1pm-6pm). (more...)

Sammy Figueroa & Glaucia Nasser Blend Latin, Brazilian & Jazz on New Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Accidents can happen—and sometimes they bring good things. When Brazilian singer Glaucia Nasser appeared at a concert at WDNA's Jazz Gallery in Miami, she had no idea that a chance meeting there would change her life. (more...)

The Auditorium Theatre Selected as Fifth Star Honoree
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, celebrating their 125th Anniversary Season, has been chosen as one of five honorees for the City of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) inaugural Fifth Star Awards, celebrating the city's creativity through artists, arts advocates and cultural institutions. The free public celebration, also honoring dancer Lou Conte, artist Richard Hunt, Grammy-winning composer, pianist and radio personality Ramsey Lewis and arts advocate Lois Weisberg, will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 7:00 pm at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park (201 E. Randolph St.) and will feature live performances and tributes throughout the evening. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SETH RUDETSKY'S DECONSTRUCTING BROADWAY, Leicester Square Theatre, August 10 2014
by Gary Naylor - Aug 11, 2014

Gary Naylor sees a spectacularly entertaining show in which the laughs and the learning keeps coming and coming and coming - though Cher fans may wish to take a raincheck. (more...)

Viewers to Vote for Favorite MDA TELETHON Moment for 49th Annual Telecast
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

For the first time, the Muscular Dystrophy Association's nationally broadcast telethon the MDA Show of Strength Telethon, one of America's longest-standing and beloved fundraising and entertainment events, will invite America to help shape the content of the show to air this Labor Day weekend. (more...)

Scoop: MDA SHOW OF STRENGTH TELETHON on ABC - Sunday, August 31, 2014
by - Aug 11, 2014

Get all the scoop on MDA SHOW OF STRENGTH TELETHON, airing on ABC on Sunday, August 31, 2014! (more...)

A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Vocal Selections Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 11/3
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 11, 2014

A collection of sheet music for the recent Broadway celebration of iconic rock n roll superstar Janis Joplin titled A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN is now available for pre-order. (more...)

Nickelodeon's The Fresh Beat Band Launches Live Tour This December
by TV News Desk - Aug 08, 2014

The Fresh Beat Band, Nickelodeon's preschool music group and stars of the Emmy Award-winning TV series of the same name, comes to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Fresh Beat Band Greatest Hits Live on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 6:30PM (more...)

First Look - Randy Jackson Set for Next OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW, 8/10
by TV News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

In an all-new episode of the popular series "Oprah: Where Are They Now?," Oprah Winfrey interviews former "American Idol" judge Randy Jackson (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE LION KING
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 01, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's The Lion King below! (more...)

Dee Dee Bridgewater, Arturo Sandoval and More Set for the Blue Note, Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Blue Note Jazz Club, one of the world's most iconic jazz and blues venues based in Greenwich Village, is proud to announce an impressive schedule of artists for August 2014. (more...)

bergenPAC to Welcome Michael McDonald and Toto, 9/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014


This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 7/28/2014
by - Jul 28, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 7/28/2014. (more...)

Shoshana Bean Set for for Marty Thomas Presents DIVA at Industry Bar Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Marty Thomas Presents DIVA features a rotating cast of dynamic female talent paying tribute to the greatest over the top icons throughout history! From Cher to Whitney, Mariah to Britney, you'll hear them all every Monday night at Industry Bar. There's never a cover and the show is always brand new. (more...)

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons to Play Hanover Theatre in Worcester, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Generously sponsored by Herb Chambers Toyota, FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS is coming to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester on Wednesday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

BWW Interviews: DTH's Dance Master Keith Saunders Talks Ballet and The Legacy of Harlem
by Katricia Lang - Jul 28, 2014

'America's not used to seeing a black face in this particular art form,' says 16-year-old Naazir Muhammad about ballet. He should know. He and his twin brother, Shaakir, both practice ballet at the American Ballet Theatre School in New York. Both are aware that ballet is expected to have a certain face. The Dance Theatre of Harlem defies these expectations. Because of this, the company is special in two ways. It is innovative and radical in existing as well as being innovative and radical in dance. Aretha Franklin en point? You never. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Dance Theatre Of Harlem is Soul En Pointe
by Katricia Lang - Jul 28, 2014

Last week, The Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) presented a classic but eclectic program of four ballets at the Miller Outdoor Theatre. To my surprise, they gave me something I could feel. The performance reminded me that ballet can be fun, art should be communal and a coloratura soprano singing 'Domine Deus, Rex caelestis' is just as electrifying as James Brown singing 'Mother Popcorn.' (more...)

Bassist Chip Shearin to Release 'Truth Be Told' Single from HOW I LIVE ALBUM This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Los Angeles based, North Carolina native Chip Shearin may not be a household name, but you've felt his presence and heard his bass playing as the original bass player who played the iconic bass line for Sugar Hill Gangs, 'Rappers Delight!' (more...)

Photo Flash: N'Kenge Joins Indianapolis Symphony for 'CLASSIC FM' Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical, Sondheim on Sondheim), reunited with Pops Conductor Jack Everly to perform as a soloist with the Indianapolis Symphony in a new concert CLASSIC FM: RADIO HITS FROM THE DECADES. Below, BroadwayWorld has exclusive photos from opening night! (more...)

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